The Most Beautiful Tourist Areas in Istanbul 2022-2023

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The Most Beautiful Tourist Areas in Istanbul 2022-2023

The best tourist areas in Istanbul

The Most Beautiful Tourist Areas in Istanbul 2022-2023
09th August 2022
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One of the biggest factors that made Istanbul one of the most important tourism destinations around the world is that it was a witness to many civilizations, diverse cultures, eras, and others, and at the same time, it is a center for modern tourism. Istanbul is the right place for different family members, young and old, to spend a wonderful time with it.

Through the following article, the editorial team at Binaa Real Estate will inform you about the most important destinations and landmarks that you can visit when you are in that city. We wish you an enjoyable and distinguished reading.


Check out the most important tourist destinations in Istanbul:

Certainly, you will be in great confusion, as the time in your hands will not allow you to visit all the places in Istanbul at once, so you need a tourist guide to guide you to the most important places and destinations that you can visit in Istanbul, and through the following paragraphs we will indicate many of them that you can see and many of their advantages and related details.

1 - Princess Islands (Prens Adaları):

It is considered one of the most important and most famous tourist destinations in the city, and it is a group of islands gathered together, which are located in the Sea of ​​Marmara. It is worth noting that it is a destination for many tourists around the world, as they visit it from all sides, as a natural result of its charming beauty and wonderful nature.

One of the important pieces of information that you should know about these islands is that they are nine islands. As for the name they have today, it goes back to the Byzantine era, it was a place of exile. You may wonder which time of the year is the best to visit the Princess Islands in Istanbul, is it summer or winter? What you should know about this is that these islands can take your tour whenever you want, they remain beautiful and can have a special time throughout the year.


2 - Galata Tower:

Among the group of famous tourist attractions in Turkey in general, and in Istanbul in particular, is (Galata Tower), which sits on the top of the most important tourist attractions in it. It gained its wide fame, which is distinguished today, through the many stories that were told about it, but the famous story that revolves around him is that someone took him to a place in order to try to fly from above.

This tower is characterized by its strategic location and a wonderful engineering design, and if you choose to visit it, you will be sure that you will have a wonderful view of the city from its top. On the internal level, the tower has nine floors and has been listed in UNESCO World Heritage Tower.


3 - Basilica Cistern:

As for the Basilica Cistern, it is an underground tank that extends over an area of ​​more than 9 thousand square meters and belongs to the Byzantine era. We can only describe the Basilica Palace in Istanbul as an artistic and creative masterpiece filled with dim lights that give the place a wonderful character.


4-Bosphorus Strait:

The importance of the Bosphorus strait, its tourist status and the size of the many privileges they have given to Turkey cannot be overlooked. In addition to its high-end appearance and the distinctive view it gives to the areas that surround it, in its surroundings, you will find many palaces overlooking it, high-end historical monuments, castles, forts and others. Thousands of locals, visitors and tourists daily choose to head to it to enjoy its beauty and sophistication.


The most important museums in Istanbul:

Istanbul has many important and distinctive museums that annually attract millions of tourists around the world, especially those interested in art, history, beauty and creativity.

Through the following paragraph, you can see the most important of them:

1 - The Chocolate Museum:

It is considered one of the newest museums that you can find in the world, and it has a very strange and distinctive idea at the same time, as it is characterized by the fact that it was made entirely of chocolate, which is white and black chocolate, and it extends over an area of ​​25 thousand square meters and consists of four floors on top of each other and on each floor you will find many sculptures and models to Istanbul's famous landmarks and some animals, not to mention the possibility of tasting hot chocolate from the liquid waterfall.

What can be mentioned here is that the Chocolate Museum is suitable for making a special trip for different family members, old and young.


2 - Topkapi Museum:

One of the most museums in Istanbul, rich in archaeological monuments and distinctive and valuable collectibles, is the Topkapi Museum, which is characterized by its largeness, wide area, and luxurious furnishings, not to mention that you will find in it many of the belongings of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him.

Each side of it is decorated with Ottoman decorations and inscriptions, and there are rooms full of clothes and weapons used in that time. You will also find many things made of gold and silver.


3- Hagia Sophia Museum:

It is a mosque, a museum, and an aesthetic architectural icon that indicates the period to which it belongs, as every aspect of it refers to both Islamic and Christian civilization. It returned to the mosque again. The most distinctive feature of the Hagia Sophia Museum is the mosaics, the stained glass and the large area for which it is famous, in addition to the floors and walls covered with marble, and based on all of the above, it annually hosts millions of visitors.


4- Snow Museum:

If you are looking for exoticism and distinction, you can visit the Snow Museum, which makes you live in a special place similar to the arctic climate, and when you enter it, you can only do so with special clothes, such as that used by Eskimos.

During the trip in it, you can take a lot of souvenir photos, drink cold juice, and walk inside it to the sound of music.


5- Wax Museum:

On the level of distinguished trips, you can visit the Wax Museum, which is considered one of the most distinguished museums in Turkey and is part of an important international chain. Inside it, you will find many wax statues of up to 60 statues, all of which are made in a distinctive professional way that makes you cannot differentiate between real and handmade.

When you visit this museum, you will be able to meet important personalities that you love, such as Kemal Ataturk and Napoleon Bonaparte, as well as many represented characters such as Angelina Jolie and others.


6- Archaeological Museum:

The Istanbul Archaeological Museum is located in the Eminönü district near the famous Topkapi Museum. It has been called the Archaeological Museum due to the fact that it possesses many antiquities belonging to different and diverse civilizations that combine the culture of East and West at the same time.


7 - Panorama Istanbul:

This museum is on the list of modern museums in Istanbul and tells tourists and visitors about the history of Turkey and that city in a modern and creative artistic way, where sound effects and projection screens are used to clarify and communicate the idea in a faster way. The museum consists of three floors, one of which is dedicated to the sale of souvenirs.


8-Ataturk Museum:

During your tour in Istanbul, you must visit the famous Ataturk Museum, which is a place to display the biography of Turkish President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the first founder of the Turkish Republic. It is three floors located on the European side of the city. Previously, the place where the Turkish President lived and inside, you will find many personal belongings to him and his family.

9 - Museum of Aviation: In terms of distinction, you should visit the Aviation Museum in Istanbul, which usually attracts fans of the field of aviation, where you can learn about many different types of aircraft from a long time ago until the present time, this museum is very unique with its large areas and contents, and it was established in 1971 AD, and you will find in it many pictures of leading and important figures in the Turkish aviation sector since the Ottoman Empire until the present day.


10 - Toy Museum:

Make a wonderful visit with your children to this museum, which contains huge amounts of toys collected from different countries of the world, and it is a modern museum, as it was established in 2005 AD, in which you will find more than 5,000 toys and is located on the Asian side of the city.


The most important parks in Istanbul:

Have you heard or seen the gardens in Istanbul? What do you think of them and their unique charm? If you do not know anything about them, through the following paragraphs, you can see the most important and most distinctive of them:

1 - Yildiz Park:

This garden is located in the Beşiktaş area on the European side of the city, and it is almost one of the largest gardens in which it is located. It is considered a part of Yildiz Palace, as it was a haven for the residents of the palace to have a wonderful period and a special and beautiful time.

In it, you will find a lot of wonderful landscapes, trees, flowers, and plants and it also contains a lot of artificial lakes that gave it a lot of importance and beauty. Did you know that Yildiz Park in Istanbul contains more than 120 trees, some of which belong to the Ottoman period, and it also contains many fountains, and add to your information that it contains a restaurant where you can try to taste the foods it serves.


2 - Fenerbahçe Garden:

As for this garden, you will find it on the Asian side of the city. It is considered one of the most wonderful and most luxurious gardens ever. It belongs to the Ottoman era. You will find many different types of flowers in it. You can also get a wonderful panoramic view, as it overlooks the Princess Islands, Sultanahmet area, Topkapi and others.


3- Florya Garden:

 It is considered one of the most important tourist destinations that tourists choose, and it is close to Ataturk International Airport and has a wonderful view of the Marmara Sea, where you will find many seats and also contains gym equipment that can be used for free.

What you do not know about this garden is that it contains large areas for holding events and celebrations and contains a restaurant that offers many delicious meals at special prices.


4 - Miniaturk Park:

It is strategically located on the famous Golden Horn and contains more than one hundred and twenty models of the most important and famous historical and archaeological monuments that are found in Istanbul in particular and Turkey in general. It is very similar to the original version, and there is an audio recording that tells about the history of the landmark.


5 - Bakirkoy Botanical Park:

This park is located within the Bakirkoy area and contains a lot of entertaining activities that are suitable for all ages, especially children, where there are many spaces designated for them. There is a lake surrounded by many trees and various types of turtles, birds and fish swim in it. And in it, you can experience eating a delicious meal in the restaurants distributed there.


Famous Istanbul Malls:

Istanbul has many famous and important malls, which we will talk about briefly below:

1 - Istanbul Cevahir Mall:

This mall is located in Şişli, on the European side of Istanbul, and has been dubbed the Mall of Arabia in the city due to the great Arab demand for it, and it is distinguished by the fact that it contains more than 300 shops.


2 - Venice Mall:

It is located in the Osman Gaziosmanpaşa district on the European side of the city and contains more than 180 shops, and its visitors can buy many famous international brands, as well as it must be noted that it is very similar in design to the Italian city of Venice.


3 - Mall of Istanbul:

It is one of the most important and famous malls in Istanbul and has a global reputation and competes with the most important malls in Europe.

It should be noted that one day will not suffice you to finish your visit to it, but you need long hours.


4 - Aqua Florya Mall:

This mall is characterized by the fact that it has a sea view and can be reached quickly and easily, and there are many means of transportation that lead to it.

On the internal level, you will find many famous international brands to shop from, as it contains many famous brands, cinemas, and others.

This was a report on the most important tourist places that a tourist should visit when he is in the city of the two continents (Istanbul). If you have more questions or topics that you would like to know about the Turkish reality, you can follow our website constantly because we monitor all the topics that interest you to know.


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